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Product Momentum Podcast: Continuous Learning from the Best Minds in Product Leadership

76 / JTBD and the Benefits of Self-Disruption

Jay Haynes, founder and CEO of thrv.com, guests on this episode of the Product Momentum Podcast. He and Paul discuss market disruption and the role Jobs-To-Be-Done plays in assessing the risks and optimizing the benefits. Jay learned all about the phenomenon of disruption from the late Clay Christensen; it’s what happens when market leaders become … Continued

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Jay Haynes
thrv.com

75 / Relatedness: The Catalyst for Care and Creativity

In this final episode of our 3-part series on Self-Determination Theory, Scott Rigby, Ph.D. discusses Relatedness – “the experience of belonging or connection between people.” As product leaders, we feel the power of that connection when a customer says, “Wow, it’s like the people who designed this app were thinking about me when they built … Continued

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Scott Rigby, Ph.D.
Immersyve Inc.

74 / Crafting A Product Vision Begins With ‘Scaling Trust’

Among the many lessons Shopify’s Mamuna Oladipo has learned in her career is that communicating a product vision isn’t a “one-and-done” exercise. Working with such diverse audiences requires product leaders to create a narrative around the vision and communicate it multiple times, in different ways. Not everyone, she explains, digests information in the same way … Continued

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Mamuna Oladipo
Shopify

73 / The Competence Ramp: From Efficacy to Mastery

Scott Rigby, Ph.D. joins Sean and Paul for the second in a three-part series on Self-Determination Theory – specifically, the basic human needs of Autonomy, Competence, and Relatedness. In this episode, our conversation centers around Competence: the need to be effective and successful at what we’re doing. It doesn’t come easily, or immediately; rather, it’s … Continued

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Scott Rigby, Ph.D.
Immersyve Inc.

72 / The Product Leader’s Dilemma: Balancing Possibility, Predictability

As product leaders, we’re rarely hired to build a product from scratch. Unless, of course, you’re the founder. Much of the time we’re handed our predecessor’s backlog with little guidance – other than, perhaps, “Here, help us with this.” And with that, you’re faced with a decision to make: press forward, predictably and safely, in … Continued

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Janna Bastow
ProdPad